KOMPAN PLAY INSTITUTE
The why, how and what of sensory
The kinesthetic system registers where the
body parts are and how much force we need
to use to move precisely
Jeanette Fich Jespersen, Head of the
KOMPAN Play Institute
What is sensory play?
Have you ever wondered about the way our
senses inform our language? When we under-
stand or realize something, we see it. When
we get emotional, we are touched and then
we feel. Our whole being depends on sensory
input and response to sensory input, and this
sensory processing was learned through play.
Children make use of all their senses in play:
seeing, touching, hearing, smelling, tasting.
But to child researchers, sensory play includes
two additional senses or systems.
The science of sensory integration counts in
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